Prevalence and predictors of benign lesions in renal masses smaller than 7 cm presumed to be renal cell carcinoma.

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UNLABELLED The present study was designed to determine the incidence and predictive factors of benign renal lesions in 450 patients who underwent surgical removal of solitary renal masses <7 cm in diameter. Of the 450 renal masses, 88 (19.9%) were benign lesions. Female sex, nephron-sparing surgery, surgery between 1990 and 1996, cystic components on… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clgc.2012.01.005

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